Military Science (MILS)

Subject Number Title Hours Catalog Description
MILS 101 U.S. Defense Establishment 1 hour. Authority relationships and structural aspects of the defense establishment; role of the U.S. Army as an instrument of national power. A practical laboratory is required.  
MILS 102 Customs and Traditions of the Military 1 hour. Fundamentals, principles, and traits of leadership; discussion and practical application of communication and counseling techniques. A practical laboratory is required. 
MILS 111 Introduction to the Military Physical Fitness Training Program 1 hour. Intended as an introduction to Army physical fitness. The students will gradually improve their level of physical fitness over the course of a semester. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours.
MILS 121 Intermediate Military Physical Fitness Training Program 1 hour. Intended as a continuation of MILS 111. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours.
MILS 131 Design and Implementation of a Military Physical Fitness Training Program 1 hour. Intended for juniors participating in ROTC. Students are responsible for designing and implementing a military physical fitness training program. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours. Requires concurrent registration in MILS 301 or MILS 302.
MILS 141 Evaluation of a Military Physical Fitness Training Program 1 hour. Intended for seniors participating in ROTC. Students are responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of a military physical fitness training program. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours. Requires concurrent registration in MILS 311 or MILS 312.
MILS 199 Military Topics 1 TO 3 hours. Research and study of selected topics. A practical laboratory is required. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Approval of the department.
MILS 201 Fundamentals of Leadership, Organization, and Planning 2 hours. Techniques in conducting military briefings, writing in Army style, and issueing oral orders. Review "Code of Conduct" and ethical obligations. A practical laboratory is required. 
MILS 202 Leadership Dynamics 2 hours. Role of intermediate supervisors in military operations; introduction to professional ethics and characteristics of the Army officer corps. A practical laboratory is required. 
MILS 217 Introduction to United States Military History 3 hours. Analytical study of American military history, doctrine, strategy, and tactics from their origin through the present. Emphasis on leadership, strategy, the principles of war, and growth of the military in the US. Same as HIST 217. Previously listed as MILS 107.
MILS 301 Military Operations and Tactics 3 hours. Introduction to the principles of war; practical exercises in small unit leadership, combined arms operations. A practical laboratory is required. Prerequisite(s): MILS 101 and MILS 102 and MILS 201 and MILS 202 and approval of the department. 
MILS 302 Organizational Leaders 3 hours. Study of group processes, motivation, communications, socialization, organizational effectiveness, and the impact of leader behavior. A practical laboratory is required. Prerequisite(s): MILS 101 and MILS 102 and MILS 201 and MILS 202 or the equivalent courses and approval of the department. 
MILS 311 Military Law 3 hours. Nature, structure, powers, and procedures of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. A practical laboratory is required. Prerequisite(s): MILS 301 and MILS 302 and approval of the department. 
MILS 312 Training and Resource Management 3 hours. Nature of command and staff relationships; theory and application of U.S. Army training management doctrine. A practical laboratory is required. Prerequisite(s): MILS 301 and MILS 302 and approval of the department. 
MILS 394 Advanced Military Topics 1 TO 3 hours. Study of advanced topics in military science. A practical laboratory is required. May be repeated if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Approval of the department.
MILS 399 Advanced Independent Research 1 TO 3 hours. Intensive research and study of selected topics. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. A practical laboratory may be required. Prerequisite(s): Approval of the department.